November 29, 2022

ADGM’s FSRA Grants the first Open Banking Third Party Pro...

Open Banking platform Lean Technologies today announced that it has received its Financial Services Permission (FSP) to carry out the regulated activity of providing Third Party Services from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre of the capital of the UAE.

August 30, 2022 Raises US$7.9 Million in Seed Funding Round

Investment in one of Pakistan’s leading B2C eCommerce platform will enable the startup to acquire customers, add new products and expand its network of partners ISLAMABAD,  August 30,…

August 16, 2022

Karachi-based fintech Safepay secures pilot licence from SBP

The pilot approval is the second step towards receiving a full payment service provider licence and was granted based on Safepay fulfilling the SBP’s stringent criteria.

July 28, 2022

DealCart is focused on price-conscious Pakistani consumers

Founded by Haider Raza and Ammar Naveed, DealCart wants to address the low usage of e-commerce among middle and lower-income segments in Pakistan.

March 25, 2022

COLABS Gets US$3 Million Seed to Expand Across Pakistan

Lahore-based coworking space COLABS seeks to empower entrepreneurs and freelancers through its spaces and tech platform across Pakistan.

February 4, 2022

Truck It In Raises Seed Money to Fund Expansion

Trucking marketplace startup’s new round was co-led by Global Founders Capital and Fatima Gobi Ventures

January 26, 2022

Inventhub Raises a Pre-seed Round Led by Fatima Gobi Vent...

Pakistan has seen exponential interest in the past two years, with Bloomberg reporting that Pakistani startups raised over US$300 million in 2021 alone.

January 20, 2022

Saudi fintech start-up Lean Technologies has won a $33 mi...

KSA-based Lean Technologies closes US$33 million in Series A — the round marks Sequoia Capital’s first investment in the Gulf region.

December 22, 2021

Pakistan’s Tazah closes $6.5 million pre-seed for its B2B...

Pakistan’s Tazah Technologies , a B2B fresh produce marketplace, closes US$6.5 million — the largest pre-seed round in Pakistan to date.

November 17, 2021

Startup Fever Is Gripping the World’s Last Big Untapped N...

Global investors are pouring money into Pakistan’s budding tech sector. Funding this year has outstripped the last six combined.

November 9, 2021

Pakistani Fintech Savyour Raises US$3.3 M Seed

Karachi, November 09, 2021 – Pakistan based fintech Savyour, which developed the country’s first cashback app and pay-per-sale affiliate marketing network, has raised US$3.3 million in a seed round…

November 8, 2021

YC-backed Udhaar Book raises US$6 M to help Pakistan merc...

Udhaar Book, a super app for small businesses, raised US$6 million in seed funding from Fatima Gobi Ventures, Muir Capital, JAM Fund, Commerce Ventures, Soma Capital, Liberty City…

November 3, 2021

Housing Fintech Trellis Raises Funding to Expand Across P...

Karachi, Pakistan, November 3, 2021: Trellis Housing Finance Limited (Trellis), an SECP licensed Housing Finance Company based in Karachi, has raised an investment round led by local and…

November 1, 2021

Zarya Raises $1.7M to Support Social Sellers in Sourcing,...

A digital wholesale platform for social sellers & retailers, Zarya will use this pre-seed round to expand its team and scale its offering.Zarya, a B2B platform for small…

October 20, 2021

Pakistani Last-mile Delivery Provider Rider Bags US$2.3 M...

Rider closed a US$2.3 million seed round led by Global Founders Capital, Fatima Gobi Ventures and ADB Ventures (the Asian Development Bank’s venture arm). Local investors TPL E-Ventures…

September 20, 2021

Maqsad raises USD 2.1 million to make education accessibl...

Founded by childhood friends Taha Ahmed and Rooshan Aziz, Pakistan based ed-tech Maqsad is addressing the challenges within the Pakistani education system.

September 7, 2021

Pakistani trucking marketplace Truck It In adds $3 millio...

The startup has raised the largest ‘pre-seed round’ for any trucking startup in the world.

August 31, 2021

Forbes Asia 100 To Watch

Forbes Asia showcases 100 Asia-Pacific companies and startups that are on the rise, bullish and agile even throughout the pandemic.

August 26, 2021

Airlift Technologies CEO on Funding Round, Pakistan Startups

Airlift Technologies CEO Usman Gul featured on Bloomberg discussing the company’s latest US$85 million funding.

August 18, 2021

Pakistan’s Airlift raises $85 million for its quick comme...

Airlift Technologies has raised a mega-round of US$85 million in Series B financing round for its quick commerce startup and plans to expand the service to many international markets in the next few months.

July 2, 2021

Pakistani startups on a roll as they rake in $120 million...

Recent flurry of foreign investors has helped increase round sizes significantly as 20 of the 35 deals were worth more than $1m.